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Cool Science

Vak 2015-2016

Admission Requirements

Bachelor diploma

Description

This course introduces a number of significant themes in the natural sciences. Themes that are often recognized by name, but that require further study to be really understood. Themes that are relevant in other academic fields and also in everyday life: emergence & reduction; evolution; uncertainty; chaos & fractals; recursion & self-reference.

By means of popular scientific texts, scientific articles, and alternative media like film and literature this course attempts to explain the essence of the mentioned themes. This course is finalized with a series of columns and a more substantial end product, like an essay or something else.

Course Objectives

Get familiar with significant themes in the natural sciences

Time Table

The dates are included in the Media Technology calendar

Mode of Instruction

Lectures, self study

Assessment Method

a series of columns and a more substantial end product, like an essay

Blackboard

Not applicable

Reading List

Study materials will be provided by the lecturer during the course

Registration

Via program coordinator Media Technology: Nanda Milbreta: mediatechnology@leiden.edu, 071-527 6994

Signing up for classes and exams in uSis

You have to sign up for classes and examinations (including re-exams) in uSis. Check this link to find the information and activity codes.
How to sign up for classes and exams

Contact Information

Nanda Milbreta: mediatechnology@leiden.edu

Important Links

Curriculum link
http://mediatechnology.leiden.edu/programme/curriculum/cool-science